Are you looking for an unforgettable experience for your child’s birthday? We’d love to be a part of it! Parties are held off hours so that only you and your guests are in the aquarium. Standard times for parties are Saturday at 10 am to 12 or 4 pm to 6 pm. Sundays at 10 am to 12 or 4 pm to 6 pm. Other days and times can be arranged. GEPA parties are held as a joint effort between the aquarium and Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture.
We are thrilled to be able to offer your child the following birthday parties:
Under the Sea – A birthday theme for those who love all life in the ocean. A variety of live animals will be presented to you and your guests. Create a crab.
Mermaid Princess – The magical world of mermaids and mermen will delight your birthday child and guests. Create a tiny mermaid friend! Meet a turtle!
Pirate Bonanza – Arrrmatey, tharbe treasure to be found and critters to explore! Learn how to talk like a pirate.
Sharks bait! – Celebrate your child’s birthday while you sink your teeth into the fascinating world of sharks! Learn all about this misunderstood creature. Create a shark tooth necklace. Dig for fossils.
Dolphin Party – Dolphins are the playful geniuses of the sea. Come play a dolphin training game and other fun stuff, including a dolphin craft.
Parties at the aquarium start at $350. Include age related gathering activity or theme related game, and time to explore the aquarium. The party room maximum is 20 children and 15 adults, but the aquarium portion of your visit can accommodate more. Larger party rooms are available for an additional cost.
To schedule your party or if you have any questions, contact us or fill out the form below!
*Weekday birthdays available by appointment.